skip to content
Steel Drums and Steelbands : a History. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Steel Drums and Steelbands : a History.

Author: Angela Smith
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Steel Drums and Steelbands: A History is a vivid account of the events that led to the "accidental" invention of the steel drum: the only acoustic musical instrument invented in the 20th century. Angela Smith walks readers through the evolution of the steel drum from an object of scorn and tool of violence to one of the most studied, performed, and appreciated musical instruments today. Smith explores the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Angela.
Steel Drums and Steelbands : A History.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Smith
ISBN: 9780810883437 0810883430 9781280778681 1280778687
OCLC Number: 854520032
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Preface: Why I Wrote This Book; Acknowledgments; Permissions; Introduction; Part I: TRINIDAD; Chapter 01. A Bit of Early History; Chapter 02. Transformation; Chapter 03. The Africans and Their Drums; Chapter 04. Creative Tension; Chapter 05. Freedom Fights; Chapter 06. Tamboo Bamboo; Chapter 07. Bamboo to Steel; Chapter 08. War Years; Chapter 09. Pan Rising; Chapter 10. Renegades; Chapter 11. Turnaround; Chapter 12. Heroes of the Nation; Chapter 13. Pan Fever; Chapter 14. Pan on the Move; photospread; Part II: EXPANSION; Chapter 15. Pan Comes to the United States. Chapter 16. The U.S. Navy Steel BandChapter 17. Pan Goes to School; Chapter 18. First American of Pan: Andy Narell; Chapter 19. More History in Progress; Chapter 20. Symphony on the Street; Appendix 1: Pan Pioneers; Appendix 2: Pan Innovators; Appendix 3: Chapter Timelines; Appendix 4: Questions and Topics for Group Discussion; Appendix 5: Selected Discography and Internet Links; Appendix 6: Instruments in the Steelband Family; Bibliography; Index; Contributors; About the Author.

Abstract:

Steel Drums and Steelbands: A History is a vivid account of the events that led to the "accidental" invention of the steel drum: the only acoustic musical instrument invented in the 20th century. Angela Smith walks readers through the evolution of the steel drum from an object of scorn and tool of violence to one of the most studied, performed, and appreciated musical instruments today. Smith explores the development of the modern steelband, from its roots in African slavery in early Trinidad to the vast array of experiments in techno.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Although most people are familiar with the music and sound of the steel drum, few know the history behind it or the evolution of its sound. Angela Smith has researched the beginnings of the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854520032> # Steel Drums and Steelbands a History.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "854520032" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Place/lanham> ; # Lanham
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/786.9/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/steel_band_music_trinidad_and_tobago_history_and_criticism> ; # Steel band music--Trinidad and Tobago--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Place/trinidad_and_tobago> ; # Trinidad and Tobago.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/steel_drum_musical_instrument_history> ; # Steel drum (Musical instrument)--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/steel_band_music> ; # Steel band music
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ML1038> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/music_musical_instruments_percussion> ; # MUSIC--Musical Instruments--Percussion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/steel_drum_musical_instrument> ; # Steel drum (Musical instrument)
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Person/smith_angela> ; # Angela Smith
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "Preface: Why I Wrote This Book; Acknowledgments; Permissions; Introduction; Part I: TRINIDAD; Chapter 01. A Bit of Early History; Chapter 02. Transformation; Chapter 03. The Africans and Their Drums; Chapter 04. Creative Tension; Chapter 05. Freedom Fights; Chapter 06. Tamboo Bamboo; Chapter 07. Bamboo to Steel; Chapter 08. War Years; Chapter 09. Pan Rising; Chapter 10. Renegades; Chapter 11. Turnaround; Chapter 12. Heroes of the Nation; Chapter 13. Pan Fever; Chapter 14. Pan on the Move; photospread; Part II: EXPANSION; Chapter 15. Pan Comes to the United States."@en ;
    schema:description "Steel Drums and Steelbands: A History is a vivid account of the events that led to the "accidental" invention of the steel drum: the only acoustic musical instrument invented in the 20th century. Angela Smith walks readers through the evolution of the steel drum from an object of scorn and tool of violence to one of the most studied, performed, and appreciated musical instruments today. Smith explores the development of the modern steelband, from its roots in African slavery in early Trinidad to the vast array of experiments in techno."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1122827263> ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#CreativeWork/steel_drums_and_steelbands_a_history> ;
    schema:name "Steel Drums and Steelbands a History."@en ;
    schema:productID "854520032" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854520032#PublicationEvent/lanham_scarecrow_press_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Agent/scarecrow_press> ; # Scarecrow Press
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=368907> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=469272> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=947973> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10573602> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810883437> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781280778681> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/854520032> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Agent/scarecrow_press> # Scarecrow Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Scarecrow Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Person/smith_angela> # Angela Smith
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Smith" ;
    schema:givenName "Angela" ;
    schema:name "Angela Smith" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Place/trinidad_and_tobago> # Trinidad and Tobago.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Trinidad and Tobago." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/music_musical_instruments_percussion> # MUSIC--Musical Instruments--Percussion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "MUSIC--Musical Instruments--Percussion"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/steel_band_music_trinidad_and_tobago_history_and_criticism> # Steel band music--Trinidad and Tobago--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Steel band music--Trinidad and Tobago--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/steel_drum_musical_instrument> # Steel drum (Musical instrument)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Steel drum (Musical instrument)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#Topic/steel_drum_musical_instrument_history> # Steel drum (Musical instrument)--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Steel drum (Musical instrument)--History"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1122827263#CreativeWork/steel_drums_and_steelbands_a_history>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Steel Drums and Steelbands : A History." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/854520032> ; # Steel Drums and Steelbands a History.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810883437>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0810883430" ;
    schema:isbn "9780810883437" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781280778681>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1280778687" ;
    schema:isbn "9781280778681" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.